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rok

DESIGNER   +   ACTIVIST   +   OUTSIDE_OF_CLASIFICATIONS

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oliver
1 week, 3 days ago

You can join now our Memefest channel via the Telegram app:

https://t.me/memefestnetwork

gabriellaprovoked
3 days, 22 hours ago
Hey Oliver, I am not able to comment in the chat - not sure if this is how you intended to set it up?
oliver
3 days, 20 hours ago
Hey Gabriela, which chat- like here? I can see your comment. :)
gabriellaprovoked
3 days, 8 hours ago
Hi Oliver, oh sorry, I meant the Telegram chat.
oliver
3 days, 8 hours ago
Hmm, wait will check, but thanks for letting me know!
oliver
1 day, 20 hours ago
OK, so as it seems the Channel on Telegram is by default "read only". We opened a group now, where any member can post, comment etc. Join us here: https://t.me/memefestgroup
Memefest commented on Memefest's blogpost CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS to new Memefest book RADICAL INTIMACIES: Extradisciplinary Investigations in Making Things Public
1 week, 1 day ago

"Thank you Antonio!! And so you do too, when ever we have the opportunity to be in touch! ..."

oliver commented on Memefest's blogpost CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS to new Memefest book RADICAL INTIMACIES: Extradisciplinary Investigations in Making Things Public
2 weeks, 5 days ago

"What kind of problem succumbs to domination and control? The kind caused by something from the outsi..."

Memefest commented on Memefest's blogpost CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS to new Memefest book RADICAL INTIMACIES: Extradisciplinary Investigations in Making Things Public
3 weeks, 1 day ago

"Refusing a no touch future:

https://www.theguardian.com/news/2020/may/13/naomi-klein-how-big-tech..."

Memefest wrote new blogpost
1 month ago

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS to new Memefest book RADICAL INTIMACIES: Extradisciplinary Investigations in Making Things Public
We are very excited to announce that we are working on our next book in the Memefest "Interventions"...

izoljan
1 month, 1 week ago

Let's wait for another holidays to pass to see if we can go back to our lives...

oliver
1 month, 1 week ago

I will be posting three lectures on comradeship by Jodi Dean in the coming weeks. Here is the first one:

Learning about comradeship with Jodi Dean: Class 1

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rok likes Memefest 's blogpost
1 month, 2 weeks ago

Kimberley Coronavirus Animation

tino likes Memefest 's blogpost
1 month, 2 weeks ago

Kimberley Coronavirus Animation

Memefest wrote new blogpost
1 month, 2 weeks ago

Kimberley Coronavirus Animation
Watch this beautiful animation raising awareness about the dangers of Coronavirus spreading among t...

Tomotron commented on Memefest's blogpost Why Did We Delete the "Coronavirus COVID-19 is an act of war?" Openblog Post?
1 month, 3 weeks ago

"Hi Oliver.

What strange times to be alive hey?!

I've sure we'll see more of these kind of art..."

oliver commented on Memefest's blogpost Why Did We Delete the "Coronavirus COVID-19 is an act of war?" Openblog Post?
1 month, 3 weeks ago

"Hi Thomas, really nice to hear from you!
I know what you mean. We left the post online for a day an..."

Tomotron commented on Memefest's blogpost Why Did We Delete the "Coronavirus COVID-19 is an act of war?" Openblog Post?
1 month, 3 weeks ago

"I remember seeing the post appear, but didn't read it due to the sensationalised title of it. I've s..."

oliver commented on stephen_designer's blogpost Your 20 Sources and 20 People for this Year 2020
1 month, 3 weeks ago

"I like this initiative a lot Stephen. Somehow I just got the opportunity to look into it now. Same q..."

oliver likes ize 's blogpost
1 month, 3 weeks ago

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rok
ABOUT ME

Username

rok


Name

Rok Klemencic


Gender

male


Country

Slovenia


Description

I am a graphic designer from the coast of Slovenia, hungry to amplify MEMES with strong/ethical content.
Right now I am doing a master in Visual communication studies in the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana researching the theme of Ecology in Graphic Design. Otherwise I work as a graphic designer for Studio Poper, a communication studio with strong social engagement, based in Ljubljana.

Some of my design work here:
http://be.net/r0k0


I have joined the Memfest community becasue i am interested in

When I realized, as a young visual communicator, that we live in a neoliberal absurdness surrounded by ethical crisis, I wanted to involve all my creative energies to projects connected with deep ethical connotation.

In 2003 or 2004 I found out the project called Memefest, which was kind of revelation for me. The content on the website impressed me so much, because there I found a quite big international community of people thinking and creating in the way I wanted to do it.
After all Memefest project was developed in Slovenia, I really loved the concept and I said to myself that it was insane not to try to get involved. At that point I realized that I need to get in contact with the organization. I really wanted to know the team and I was open for absorbing new knowledge.
At the time my anger on visual pollution that commercial visual communication was producing was enormous, and I thought that collaboration with people involved in Memefest community can just help me to make my point of view clearer.

That feeling of anger, now mixed with other feelings, is still here, that`s why I am still a part of Memefest.


Faculty

Academy of Visual arts and Design / Ljubljana


Education

visual art pedagogy, visual communication


Working place

Renderspace


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